The DPR economy developed successfully in wartime owing to the high potential of the republic’s scientists who are now actively involved in rebuilding Donbass, acting DPR Economic Development Minister Viktoria Romanyuk said.
The first loan has been provided in the Donetsk People's Republic. The contract is registered to receive cash flows from a non-resident – a Russian entrepreneur. The very procedure of registration is carried out through the DPR Central Bank. Loans became available in December last year and several agreements are done.
The DPR Head commented on the railway blockade conducted by the Ukrainian radicals when visiting the commissioning of a new longwall at one of DPR coalmines. Zakharchenko stressed that such a situation caused much more economic losses to the Ukrainian party than to the Republics.
The Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko predicts intensive inflow of investments into the Republic's economy after completion of military operations. The opinion of the Head of the State was provided this day by the press service of the Economic Development Ministry.
LPR coalmines produced some five million tons of coal last year, the Republic’s Acting Economic Development Minister Elena Kostenko said at the round table meeting which addressed strategic development issues.
“LPR coal production last year reached some five million tons, up 1.5 times from 2015,” Kostenko said.
DPR coal-mining companies won over 900,000 tons of coal in January, the DPR Coal and Energy Ministry press service reports.
The DPR Economic Development Ministry carries out regular monitoring of Republic's domestic market of consumer goods. Results of the carried-out analytical work formed the basis for creation of the Investment portal on the Ministry’s official site.
The minimum benefits were increased in DPR. 43% of senior citizens will get their pensions increased in 5% since January 2017. It means that those who were getting 2,100 - will get on 500 Russian rubles more, namely 2,600.
It was officially announced today by the DPR Superannuation Fund head, Galina Zagaidakova, and the the DPR Ministry Council deputy head, Dmitry Trapeznikov.
The Yasinovataya machine shop (YMS) exported the first-in-2017 driving combine of its own production to the Russian Federation, the press-office of the enterprise reported.
DPR metals industry sales topped 51 billion RUR in 2016, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
“The volume of sales of industrial goods of steel enterprises amounted to 51.5 billion RUR ($853 million) in 2016,” the annual report says.
On December 28 the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, attended "Straight Talk" discussion program at the local UNION TV channel. He promised that soon Donetsk industry products would compete German ones in Russian markets.
The DPR economic has grown 52 percent in 2016, the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko said.
“In 2015, unfortunately, we had to close down a lot of enterprises. 2016 has become the year of stabilization. Our economy has stabilized. We have seen 52 percent boost”
Together 137 big enterprises of food industry operate in the Donetsk People`s Republic. Since the beginning of a year the number has increased on 20 percents. Thus, according to the DPR Ministry of economic Development, some enterprises have not only reached the former capacity but have increased an output.
About 20 enterprises of the agricultural, food and of light industries have taken part in the exhibition held in Donetsk of the Rostov region, the head of the Coordination, Development and Regulation of External-economic Activities and of State Earmarked Programs Department of the Economic Development Ministry of the Lugansk People’s Republic (the LPR) Stanislav Duplenko sta
The Republic’s coal producers won about 32 thousand tons of coal over the past week, Sergei Kazlov, the Chairman of the Council of Ministers states.
“Seventeen mines are working at present time and there were won about 32 thousand tons of coal over the past week,” said Sergei Kozlov.
More than 70 enterprises of the Lugansk People’s Republic have resumed operation since the beginning of this year, ыефеув the Republic’s acting Minister of Industry and Trade Dmitry Bozhic.
“We had 229 companies in operation as of early 2016, and about 305 as of today, by yearend,” said Bozhic.